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'Moving to Canada': Trump fuels US relocation dreams

2016-05-21 12:43

Donald Trump's inflammatory presidential campaign and the prospect of the brash-talking tycoon actually becoming commander-in-chief has left progressive Americans obsessing about one thing: Moving to Canada.

Canada PM Trudeau apologises for striking opposition lawmaker

2016-05-19 09:24

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologised to lawmakers after an altercation in which he accidentally struck a member of the opposition with his elbow.

Canada wildfire destroys lodge for oil workers

2016-05-17 23:13

Wildfires sweeping through Canada's Alberta province has destroyed a remote lodge used to house hundreds of oil workers and are threatening other nearby camps.

Canadian PM visits fire-ravaged Fort McMurray

2016-05-14 18:04

Canada's Prime Minister has visited wildfire-ravaged Fort McMurray and after taking a helicopter tour to assess the damage said he doesn't think most Canadians comprehend yet the scope of what happened.

Tensions simmer at Canada fire evacuee centers

2016-05-10 11:07

Frustration mounted among the Fort McMurray evacuees, crammed into shelters after a traumatic flight from the Canadian oil city, as some turned to criticising the official handling of the wildfires ravaging the region.

Cool, rain gives hope in Canada

2016-05-09 17:00

Cooler temperatures and light rain have officials optimistic they've reached a turning point on getting a handle on a massive wildfire that has devastated parts of Canada.

Massive Alberta wildfire expected to burn for months

2016-05-08 19:50

The images are ones of devastation - scorched homes, virtually whole neighbourhoods burned to the ground. And despite a little rain, Canadian officials say they expect to fight the massive wildfire for months.

Fears that Canada fire could double in size

2016-05-07 20:00

A ferocious wildfire wreaking havoc in Canada could double in size, authorities warn, as a risky convoy operation to bring thousands to safety in Fort McMurray entered a second day.

Canada wildfire: thousands airlifted as blaze grows

2016-05-06 14:38

Canadian officials will start moving thousands of people from work camps north of devastated Fort McMurray in a mass highway convoy if it is safe from a massive wildfire raging in Alberta.

WATCH: Massive wildfire rips through Canadian town, forces thousands to flee

2016-05-06 11:39

A massive wildfire in Alberta has grown five times its initial size as it spreads south, prompting more than 88 000 evacuations. Watch footage from the scene here.

 

Wildfire raging in Alberta spreads

2016-05-19 23:13

A massive wildfire raging in Canada's oil sands capital has moved into Alberta's neighbouring province of Saskatchewan.

Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference

2016-05-19 07:49

The US, EU and Canada are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level UN conference on AIDS.

Alberta govt releases fire damage surveillance app

2016-05-16 05:35

Alberta's provincial government has released an app that will give residents of wildfire-ravaged Fort McMurray a good look at their properties.

Canadian fire chief asks for patience in returning residents

2016-05-11 17:58

The fire chief for Canada's evacuated oil sands town is asking for patience and vowing to get residents home as soon as possible after a devastating fire.

Massive uncut diamond fetches 'record $63 million'

2016-05-09 21:02

Canadian mining company Lucara Diamond on Monday announced the sale of a huge 813 carat diamond for a record $63 million (55 million euros), ahead of the sale of an even bigger one.

Raging Canada fires now threaten second province: official

2016-05-08 22:32

Wildfires that ravaged a vast area of western Canada's Alberta province are now threatening a neighbouring region, authorities have said, as the inferno - which doubled in size in the space of a day - continued its advance.

Canada fire 'out of control', doubles in size

2016-05-08 10:08

A ferocious wildfire wreaking havoc in Canada has doubled in size as officials warned that the situation in the parched Alberta oil sands region was "unpredictable and dangerous".

Canadians drive through burning city seeking safety

2016-05-06 20:09

Canadian police have led convoys of cars through the burning ghost town of Fort McMurray in a risky operation to get thousands of people to safety on the other side.

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More than 80 000 people have evacuated from Fort McMurray in the heart of Canada's oil sands as a massive wildfire continues to rage in Alberta.

More than 80 000 people have evacuated from Fort McMurray in the heart of Canada's oil sands as a massive wildfire continues to rage in Alberta.

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Alberta wildfire now 85 000ha in size

2016-05-05 23:07

A massive raging wildfire in the Canadian province of Alberta is now 85 000ha in size and officials would like to move south 25 000 evacuees who fled north.

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